Growing up in Bourbon Co., Jane learned a love for cooking on her mother’s apron strings.
Chef Jane Thompson is a Kentucky native. She has been a devoted employee of Dupree Catering + Events for the past 11 years where she serves as the Executive Chef. Chef Janey (as her staff lovingly calls her) obtained a Culinary degree from Sullivan University graduating Magna Cum Laude. Janey enhanced her culinary skills by working in different restaurants throughout the Bluegrass including; Dudley’s, The Village Idiot and Proof on Main in Louisville. She is dedicated to using locally-sourced food and green products. During her time as Executive Chef, she helped Dupree Catering + Events become the first caterer in Kentucky to receive a 2 Star certification by the Green Restaurant Association (GRA) and one of only 13 caterers in the United States to be certified green. Chef Janey loves to tie in her southern roots with flavors and techniques picked up from her experiences elsewhere to provide a traditional, and yet eclectic food experience that is always delicious.